Issue date: February 7, 2008

EastWest Bank bags 2007 interbank volleyball crown

The female volleyball team of EastWest Bank stole the crown from the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation in the annual interbank volleyball tournament held at the Meralco Gym on January 26, 2008. The EastWest Bankers won all three sets of the championship game.

The male players, on the other hand, bagged the second place after a tough game against Banco de Oro, which lasted for five sets. The game ended at 15-11.

The MVP and Best Blocker awards were handed to Iris-Ivy P. Natividad, West Avenue Branch sales officer. Treasury Group's Anna Melissa S. Arellano was named Best Setter. Among the male players, Nestor G. Concepcion of the Check Processing Department was named Best Digger, while Jonas Sebastian C. Sanchez of the Central Processing and Settlement Division bagged the Best Spiker award.

The interbank volleyball tournament is an annual friendly competition among banks sponsored by the Bankers Athletic Association.

Photo shows the winning team together with EastWest Bank chairman Jonathan T. Gotianun (3rd from right), HR-Recruitment and Compensation and Benefits Division head Jo-An Trinidad (2nd from right) and Ed Isagon of the Compliance and Risk Management Division (extreme right).

EastWest Bank is part of the Filinvest Group of Companies, which has interests in property development, agribusiness, banking and finance. EastWest Bank has 76 branches all over the country.

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